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ACETO Appoints Edward J. Borkowski Chief Financial Officer

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Feb. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ACETO Corporation (Nasdaq:ACET), an international company engaged in the development, marketing, sale and distribution of Human Health products, Pharmaceutical Ingredients and Performance Chemicals, announced that it has appointed Edward J.  Borkowski as Chief Financial Officer effective February 21, 2018.

“Ed brings the right combination of pharmaceutical financial management, business acumen and capital markets transactions and M&A experience that are integral to ACETO’s ongoing transition to a human health company and to our longer-term plans to balance our business model and enhance profitability through vertical integration and greater ownership of intellectual property,” said William C. Kennally, III, Chief Executive Officer of ACETO.   “A seasoned and accomplished finance executive, Ed has a wealth of valuable experience growing companies organically and through strategic corporate development and he shares my passion for promoting a culture of accountability.  On behalf of the entire ACETO team, I welcome Ed and look forward to his contributions to the company.”

Mr. Borkowski possesses nearly 20 years of executive financial and strategic leadership in healthcare and the specialty and generics pharmaceutical industry.   Mr. Borkowski served as CFO at several healthcare companies including Concordia, where he was also a member of the board, Carefusion and Mylan.  He began his career at Arthur Andersen.  Mr. Borkowski has a B.S. in Economics and Political Science from Allegheny College and an MBA from Rutgers University.


ACETO Corporation, incorporated in 1947 and with offices and operations in 10 countries, is engaged in the development, marketing, sale and distribution of Human Health products (finished dosage form generics and nutraceuticals), Pharmaceutical Ingredients (pharmaceutical intermediates and active pharmaceutical ingredients) and Performance Chemicals (specialty chemicals and agricultural protection products).


This news release contains forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the federal securities laws.  The events described in forward-looking statements contained in this news release may not occur.  Generally, these statements relate to our business plans or strategies, projected or anticipated benefits or other consequences of ACETO’s plans or strategies, financing plans, projected or anticipated benefits from acquisitions that ACETO may make, or a projection involving anticipated revenues, earnings or other aspects of ACETO’s operating results or financial position, and the outcome of any contingencies.  Any such forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, estimates and projections of management. ACETO intends for these forward-looking statements to be covered by the safe-harbor provisions for forward-looking statements. Words such as "may," "will," "expect," "believe," "anticipate," "project," "plan," "intend," "estimate," and "continue," and their opposites and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements.  The forward-looking statements contained in this press release include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the Company’s strategic initiatives including selling finished dosage form generic drugs, and statements regarding the prospects for long-term growth.   ACETO cautions you that these statements are not guarantees of future performance or events and are subject to a number of uncertainties, risks and other influences, many of which are beyond ACETO’s control, which may influence the accuracy of the statements and the projections upon which the statements are based.  Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those set forth or implied by any forward-looking statement include, but are not limited to, risks and uncertainties discussed in ACETO’s reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including, but not limited to, ACETO’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2017 and other filings. Copies of these filings are available at www.sec.gov

Any one or more of these uncertainties, risks and other influences could materially affect ACETO’s results of operations and whether forward-looking statements made by ACETO ultimately prove to be accurate. In addition, periodic high-margin product sales may have a positive material financial impact in a given quarter that may be non-recurring in future quarters, thereby rendering one quarter's performance not useful as a predictor of future quarters' results.  ACETO’s actual results, performance and achievements could differ materially from those expressed or implied in these forward-looking statements.  ACETO undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether from new information, future events or otherwise.


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